bobcat
noun Etymology: 4bob; from the stubby tail Date: 1864 a common North American lynx (Lynx rufus) variably reddish in base color with dark markings

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  • Bobcat — bezeichnet den nordamerikanischen Namen des Rotluchses. einen Kompaktlader der Bobcat Company, der oft als Begriffsmonopol benutzt wird. einen Prozessor von AMD (AMD Bobcat). Projektname für die Baureihe Ford Fiesta der Ford Motor Company. Siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • bobcat — ☆ bobcat [bäb′kat΄ ] n. pl. bobcats or bobcat [so called from its short tail] a small North American lynx (Lynx rufus) that feeds on small prey, esp. rats and rabbits …   English World dictionary

  • bobcat — ob cat (b[o^]b k[a^]t ), n. 1. small lynx ({Lynx rufus}) of North America. Syn: bay lynx. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bobcat — (n.) N.Amer. lynx, 1873, in a Maine context; so called for its short tail; see BOB (Cf. bob) (n.2) + CAT (Cf. cat) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bobcat — Taxobox name = BobcatMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = 542] status = LC trend = down status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006 | assessors = Cat Specialist Group | year = 2002 | title = Lynx rufus | id = 12521 | downloaded = 2007 04 08] regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bobcat — Lynx roux Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bobcat (homonymie), Chat sauvage et Lynx …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bobcat — /bob kat /, n., pl. bobcats, (esp. collectively) bobcat. a North American wildcat, Lynx rufus, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico, having a brownish coat with black spots. Also called bay lynx. [1885 90, Amer.; BOB(TAIL) + CAT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bobcat — UK [ˈbɒbˌkæt] / US [ˈbɑbˌkæt] noun [countable] Word forms bobcat : singular bobcat plural bobcats a large wild cat that lives in North America …   English dictionary

  • bobcat — a word used for a middle aged woman who attends university pubs in search of a young male to hit on, see also cougar That bobcat just bough me adrink and asked me to dance …   Dictionary of american slang

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